Orlando

  • Hyatt Regency Orlando shuts down amid coronavirus spread

    Published on : Thursday, March 19, 2020

    Hyatt Regency Orlando Hotel on International Drive announced that will close its doors to guests in light of the deadly coronavirus pandemic. The hotel will be shut starting today and remain closed until May 3rd 2020. The property provides accommodation …

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  • Orlando witnesses immense rise in sports tourism

    Published on : Friday, November 15, 2019

    Orlando is known internationally as a tourism hub. Credit goes to the world-famous attractions of Disney World; however that’s not the only thing that draws tourists these days to this central Florida hotspot.   Recently, the epicenter of the Sunshine …

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  • New York, Chicago, Las Vegas are top meeting planner locations, 2019 DestinationMAP by STR

    Published on : Tuesday, August 13, 2019

    New York, Chicago and Las Vegas are the top North American markets that meeting planners intend to use in the next two years, according to 2019 DestinationMAP (Meeting Assessment Program) by STR. Other than New York (23 per cent), Chicago …

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  • Technology in tourism is attracting tourists to many places like Orlando

    Published on : Saturday, June 22, 2019

    Tourism is a source of major revenue earner for many cities, whether they attract visitors because of theme parks, historic or natural sites, or sporting events. However, recently, something else is attracting tourists to some places, and that is technology. …

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  • Virgin Trains to exit from U.K. market, U.S. counterpart expands

    Published on : Thursday, May 23, 2019

    After being disqualified from the bidding process for the West Coast main line over a row about pension liabilities Virgin Trains is winding down in the U.K.   However, the U.S. counterpart will start work this week on the next …

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  • Record 75 million visited Orlando in 2018, most preferred U.S. travel destination

    Published on : Friday, May 10, 2019

    Orlando announced a record 75 million annual visitors in 2018 showing an increase of 4.2 % as compared to the same period last year. This solidifies Orlando’s position as the America’s most visited destination.     During a gathering of …

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  • Virgin Trains USA plans to partner with airline for Orlando airport link

    Published on : Friday, March 22, 2019

    Virgin Trains USA plans to partner with airlines to offer its seamless connections to travellers when its extension to Orlando International airport opens which will be the country’s first in-terminal long-distance rail connection at an airport.     The private …

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  • I-Drive – the new attraction of Orlando

    Published on : Saturday, December 29, 2018

    A growing number of tourists visit the Walt Disney World or Universal for days and also spend at least a few hours on International Drive, which until recently was known mostly for its hotels, restaurants and miniature golf courses.   …

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  • Frontier Airlines adds Saturday flights to Orlando, Las Vegas from Madison in January 2019

    Published on : Thursday, December 6, 2018

    Frontier Airlines, another low cost airlines will add flights to Las Vegas and Orlando on Saturdays, giving travelers from Dane County Regional Airport in Madison four opportunities a week to fly Frontier to the two cities.     The increase …

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  • New York top Thanksgiving destination – ARC

    Published on : Wednesday, November 21, 2018

    New York, Orlando and Las Vegas are top three Thanksgiving destinations as per Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC).     ARC research is based n the ticket sales data from over 500,000 roundtrip itineraries for travel within the U.S. booked by …

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  • Trending long-haul Christmas destinations for UK travellers – research released at WTM London

    Published on : Tuesday, November 6, 2018

    Research undertaken by ForwardKeys was released at World Travel Market London 2018, giving insight into the long-haul holiday plans of the U.K. travellers.     The top trending long-haul destination for U.K. travellers is Miami recording a +39.6 per cent …

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  • Airline to offer flights from New Hampshire to Orlando

    Published on : Thursday, September 13, 2018

    Frontier Airlines is adding flights from Portsmouth, New Hampshire to Orlando, Florida.   The Portsmouth Herald reports the airline announced Wednesday it will begin offering flights in December from Portsmouth International Airport at Pease to Orlando. One-way rates will start …

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  • Orlando welcomed 72 million tourists

    Published on : Friday, May 11, 2018

    Even though Hurricane Irma compelled the close down of many theme parks and airports and jam packed hotels with displaced evacuees, still a record-breaking 72 million tourists rushed to Orlando last year, tourism officials confirmed on Thursday.   The 5 …

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  • American Airlines makes emergency landing at JFK

    Published on : Friday, May 11, 2018

    An aircraft of American Airlines that was travelling from La Guardia Airport made an emergency landing at Kennedy Airport on Thursday morning less than a half hour after it had taken off due to a probable mechanical issue according to …

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  • Smartphone battery catches fire, prompts emergency landing of Frontier Airlines

    Published on : Wednesday, February 7, 2018

    A US domestic flight was compelled to be diverted when a lithium battery of a passenger suddenly caught fire. The incident has injured two people and spread smoke throughout the cabin. Frontier Airlines flight 1883 had left Orlando in Florida, …

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  • Extreme cold shuts down Orlando theme parks

    Published on : Thursday, January 4, 2018

    The temperatures in Orlando have been sliding down drastically with sub-zero temperatures in the northern portions of the nation and people struggling to survive in the harsh weather conditions.   The temperatures had hit a high of just 48 degrees …

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  • Low cost airline company Frontier began its services from Orlando

    Published on : Thursday, December 14, 2017

    Frontier Airlines, an American ultra-low cost airline headquartered in Denver, Colorado, operating more than 54 destinations in the world starts its new flights to and from Orlando, Florida.   Frontier Airlines began its four weekly nonstop flights from Gerald R. …

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  • Southwest makes emergency landing due to coffee maker

    Published on : Wednesday, December 13, 2017

    An aircraft of Southwest Airlines that had taken off from Orlando was compelled to make an emergency landing on Tuesday after fumes from a coffee maker had been reported in the back of the airplane.   Flight 1539 that was …

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  • Booking.com reveals eight travel predictions for 2018

    Published on : Friday, November 3, 2017

    Looking for inspiration for your 2018 travel? Facilitating reservations for more than 1,500,000 room nights each day, the experts at Booking.com, the global leader in connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, have combined customer insights …

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  • 8 hour delayed Frontier Airlines removes passengers as they were deemed a threat

    Published on : Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    A father and daughter duo was removed from a Frontier Airlines Orlando to St. Louis flight for swearing after an eight-hour delay.     Eric Miller, 70, and 25-year-old Whitney Miller had boarded the flight and were upset for the …

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